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Arena Hotel

#173 of 976 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
Kucukayasofya Mah. Sehit Mehmet Pasa Yokusu Ucler Hamami Sok. D:13-15 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

More a B and B vibe, room much smaller than shown in pictures. However a+ for cleanliness and bathrooms where small but lovely. Staff great and attentive to all questions and queries. Rooms cleaned and beds made everyday. Breakfast was a lot of cheese and bread which is expected here but nothing amazing. Nescafé coffee, which was a bit of... More 

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sussex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently celebrated our 37th Wedding anniversary at this hotel on a trip to Istanbul. We chose it as a result of a friend's recommendation and were not disappointed. Very friendly and helpful staff, has all the amenities for a city break and ideally located for the key tourist attractions. They made a special effort to help us celebrate the... More 

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arenahotelistanbul, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Worldrom First off all thank you so much for your great comments,,ıt is an honor to meet and host you in our hotel.We celebrate your 37. Wedding anniversary again and wish you happy,healthy,lovely years together forever. We are always try to offer best service to all of our guest and were happy to see that kınd of reviews. We... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We weren't very impressed when we arrived at our hotel, tired and hot having had a delay at the airport! It wasn't at all like the photos. We were shown to our rooms along corridors that did nothing to inspire us or alleviate the feeling of doom and despondency! Our room was small but clean, the shower room very clean... More 

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arenahotelistanbul, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest As you don't specify your name , we can not know which room you have stayed and when? The earplugs in the rooms don't mean that our hotel is not comfortable to sleep by the noise but is a product of fine idea in order to provide better service for our vulnerable guest who maybe disturbed by the... More 

Munich, Germany
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you need very personal, clean and perfect located Hotel in the Oldtown of Istanbul than you have to go to Arena Hotel. Very good breakfast buffet, nice and stylish furnished rooms (oldtown style) + very nice service (especially Adnan, who "fell in love" with our 5 year old daughter Charlotte, is doing a very good job).

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arenahotelistanbul, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guenther It is an honor to read this nices comments very quıckly for the Hotel, staf and breakfast , your daugther Charlotte is so cute , Adnan and me loved her so much, she always smile to us and she is very friendly. Thank you also for your brekfast and rooms comments,ıt is very important for us so we... More 

Waterloo, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had stayed at the Arena hotel for four nights during last January, Its a nice and cozy hotel that you would feel comfortable and at home. All the staff at the hotel, starting from the receptionist to the chef at the kitchen, are very friendly and give you the best service you can ask for. It is centrally located... More 

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arenahotelistanbul, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Asıf Thank you for your good comments for the hotel and staf , we are very happy to read this kınd of comments so we are always to offer you best service. Birthday celebration is one of the Arena Hotel classic,happy birthday again and best wishes to you and your family. We hope to see you and your family... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of four stayed at the Arena Hotel for five nights and loved it. We had the Imperial Suite which was good for a family - a big room with a king bed and two sofa beds. Not tons of space and slightly dated look (but very clean), although definitely big enough for us all, and lots of windows... More 

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arenahotelistanbul, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jamaolzo First off all thank you very much for your good comments , We are very happy to hear that kınd of comments, espacially ours names,we always try to offer you best service. We have a two kınd of room decoration , one is classic furnished the other is modern furnished, as you can see in our website and... More 

Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment I step in until the moment I step out of this hotel I felt the professionalism of all the staff. Everyone was really helpful and always smiling. The location is super great since is a walking distance from the main attraction in Istanbul. I believe the receptionists went beyond their job position and behaved warm, resultful and... More 

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arenahotelistanbul, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Minerva Thanks a lot for your good comments,we always try to offer best service to our guest unless we are very happy to get such return. We are happy to meet and to host you in our hotel,hope to see you and your friends again at your next visist to İstanbul. Best Regards Zeynep More 

Newcastle, Australia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently spent 6 nights at the Arena Hotel, first up the help, advice and assistance we received by the Hotel Receptionist - Hayati was incredible and greatly appreciated each time we seen him. The Hotel Amenities were great along with the room and the Hotel's central location. I would highly recommend a stay at this hotel as when travelling... More 

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arenahotelistanbul, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Gwenneth First off all thanks a lot for yours good comments espacially for Mr. Hayati ,ı will let him know. We are so proud to read this kind of comments so we try to offer best service to our guest.. We hope to see you and your friends again at your next visit to İstanbul. Best Regards Zeynep More 

Milton, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I picked this hotel based on reviews on a few websites and am pleased to write it exceeded all my expectations. I stayed for 4 nights with my family and we had a great time. Highly recommended for location, service and friendliness

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arenahotelistanbul, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr.Shema Thank a lot for this good comments ,we are so happy to read this flattering reviews. We are very happy to meet and host you and your family in our hotel.We try always strive to give our guest the best service . We hope to see you and your family again at your next visit to İstanbul. Best... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I head a great time in Istanbul, part of it I have to thank to Hayati, hr is a receptionist in Hotel Arena where we stayed! He was so helpful, great in English , great in Istanbul knolwledge... What he did not know , he tryed to find our for us! I am writing this rewiev, becouse Hotel Arena is... More 

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arenahotelistanbul, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Deear Mrs Guest Firs of all thank you for this good comments for the staff especially for Mr.Hayati ,I will let him know.We are very happ to meet and host you in our hotel. As a Arena Hotel we try to serve best service to all our guest and in this sense every year we do some renevations in the... More 

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